ROCKY DAWUNI “Best African Artist” at World Music Awards
The star studded event organized by Martin’s International, was attended by a who’s who of the Carribean and world music communities as well as a cross sectionof global press. Dawuni performed his classic song “Extraordinary Woman” from “Hymns for the Rebel Soul” with the legendary Dean Fraser on saxophone and then closed the show with a rousing performance of Bob Marley’s classic song “One Love ” with an all star cast including Shaggy, Taurus Riley, Machel Montano, Gramps Morgan and Tony Rebel.
“Winning the Best African Artist Award is a great honor for me in terms of a broader recognition for my music. At the same time, it also brings me renewed inspiration and serves as a catalyst for me to aspire to break new musical boundaries.” Rocky Dawuni
Prior to the show the Ghanaian Music star was granted an audience at the Parliament of the Government of Trinidad & Tobago where he met with the Foreign Minister of Trinidad,Dr. Surujrathan Rambachan and the Minister of Arts and Multiculturalism, Mr. Winston Peters to discuss cultural relations between Ghana and Trinidad. Check out www.rockydawuni.com for forthcoming Rocky Dawuni summer dates in the US and Europe including the much anticipated Hollywood Bowl concert with Stevie Wonder, Janelle Monae and Sharon Jones on July 24th, 2011.
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